Perhaps you have a lesser quality globe that needs a new lease on life? Trade it in for a newer model (ahhemm we can recommend some great ones that don’t fall apart) … but don’t go tossing that old one.
Here are some ideas and overall favourites.
5. Half a globe becomes a genius planter for flowers. Either a hanging basket or else on a base indoor or out.
4. Chalk Board Globes …. imagine the world how you want to. Chalk paint is fun and easy.
3. A jaunty hat.
2. A cheesy sentimental up-cycled gift to a loved one. With or without cliche quote. I’m a fan of mapping out places you’ve been or places you want to go.
1. We love love love these ceiling lamps!! Major want.
Thank you to Hal Shinnie for coming by and taking some beautiful photos.
Tomorrow (August 27th) we will be in the window space at 289 Railway Arches, Cambridge Heath Road from noon – 2.30pm. The shop is being turned into a laboratory for the study of labour, skill and expertise with a lot of really interesting and talented people involved – click for more details.
We were approached by Cabnine Films a few months ago who produced this really lovely short film.
We had not realised it was available online yet so were excited to stumble upon this morning! Check it out, it is a really beautifully shot film as well as an interesting portrait of Peter Bellerby and the globe-making process.
We had a little visit at the studio from RSI La 1 and the great Head of Map Collections – Peter Barber from The British Library – to talk about what they dubbed…. the peculiar charm of globes.
Click to watch us on Swiss-Italian TV!
The Guardian dropped in on our studio to see our old school methods.
Click to read the full article online!